The Center for the Biology of Natural Systems (CBNS). The Center for the Biology of Natural Systems is
dedicated to helping solve real-world environmental problems.
Dr. Barry Commoner is Senior Scientist and Director Emeritus of the Center for the Biology of
Natural Systems, a research institute at Queens College, City University of New York, Flushing, NY 11367.
Citizens Campaign for the Environment (CCE) works to build widespread citizen
understanding and advocacy for policies and actions designed to manage and protect interdependent land and water
resources, wildlife and public health. CCE carries out
this mission through public education, research, lobbying, organizing and public outreach.
CEC is located at 225A Main Street, Farmingdale, NY 11735.
Citizen's Envronmental Coalition is a statewide grassroots environmental organization of 110 groups and 14,000
individual members working to eliminate pollution in New York State. The organization is located at543 Franklin Street,
Suite 2, Buffalo, NY 14202 -1109.
Citizens United for Responsible Environmentalism (CURE) is located at 11 Clark Court Larchmont, NY 10538
and works on behalf of the many residents in the Bronx suffering from health-related problems caused by the New
York Organic Fertilizer Company's sludge pellitization plant in the Hunts Point section of the Bronx.
Genesis Farm is a non-profit ecological learning center and community supported agriculture project located at 41A
Silver Lake Rd., Blairstown, NJ, 07825. Genesis Farm was founded to explore the connections between the health of
our global commons of air, water, soils, and nature, and the health of our local communities and bioregions.
Greening for Breathing located at 889 Hunts Point Avenue, Bronx, NY 10474.
Greening for Breathing (GFB) formed in 1998 as an outgrowth of two citizen groups, the NYC DOH's Asthma
Initiative's Environmental Committee and Hunts Point Awareness Committee, a local community association. GFB's
mission is to address outdoor air quality in Hunts Point as a means of improving well-being and health, especially
respiratory wellness, through greening.
Families Addressing Rural Messes in Yates (FARM-Yates) is an association of concerned citizens dedicated to
educating the region on the hazards associated with Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations and the land spreading
of sludge. Farm-Yates is located in the Finger Lakes Region of Central N.Y.
Finger Lakes Citizens for the Environment, located in the Finger Lakes (Western NY), is a grassroots group
dedicated to protecting the environment and educating the public regarding environmental concerns so we can protect
our communities from environmental threats
The National Sludge Alliance is a grassroots organization formed in 1996 to help protect public health and the
environment from the adverse effects of sewage sludge. The policies of this mission include: preventing the land
application of all sludge, promoting sewer avoidance, and advocating that industrial wastes be treated at their source.
Petitioner is located at 180 Boston Corners Road, Millerton, NY 12546
New York City Environmental justice Alliance is a citywide network that links grassroots organizations low-income
neighborhoods and communities of color in their struggle against environmental racism. Founded in 1991, NYCEJA
supports community-led initiatives through its network of professional environmental advocates, attorneys, scientists
and health specialists. NYCEJA provides resources that enable its Member Organizations to engage in effective
advocacy on behalf of EJ communities that are disproportionately and adversely affected by environmental and health
impacts of public and private actions and policies. NYCEJA is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) corporation located at 115 West
30th St., Rm 709, New York, NY.
Sustainable South Bronx, located at 889 Hunts Point Avenue, Bronx, NY 10474, is a community organization
dedicated to the implementation of sustainable development projects in the South Bronx that are informed by the
needs of the community and the values of environmental justice.
Sustainable South Bronx -- Elena Conte,
Solid Waste and Energy Coordinator
Greening for Breathing Coordinator,
890 Garrison Avenue, 4th Floor
Bronx, NY 10474
The South Bronx Clean Air Coalition (SBCAC) is a community based environmental justice organization in the
South Bronx in New York City. SBCAC was founded in 1991. It is located at 541 E. 138th Street, Bronx NY 10454.